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Runners of Steel (Part 1: 5K and Expo)

Runners of Steel (Part 1: 5K and Expo)

By Princess Jodi Warning: Picture Overload Ahead! It had arrived: race weekend! I had a mother of a road trip ahead of me as I prepared to drive almost 5 hours to Buffalo where I’d meet my princess partner in crime, Laural. From there, we’d drive a few more hours together to decend on Pittsburgh, the … Continue reading

Winning the Nike Lottery

Winning the Nike Lottery

By Princess Jodi Remember that time we entered the Nike DC lottery and didn’t get in? And took it totally personally and grew a chip on our shoulders for Nike? Well, now we’re in a full-on LOVE AFFAIR with Nike because we are officially running for Tiffany bling at the inaugural Nike Women’s 15K in … Continue reading

Mania & Magic: runDisney Registration Days

Mania & Magic: runDisney Registration Days

By Princess Jodi It’s been one week since the drama and insanity of Disney’s Wine and Dine Half-Marathon Weekend registration. Maybe I have PTSD, but I have not been able to think or talk about it without twitching until now. First things first, we got in. Fist pump. This was my first time needing to … Continue reading

Seeing The Light (Spring Training)

Seeing The Light (Spring Training)

By Princess Laural It’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me. It was colder than I anticipated (which is ridiculous since we’re in Canada), and I lost momentum after running my first marathon. Add in some life events that were way out of my control – a car accident, an unexpected diagnosis … Continue reading

The Day I Became a Princess

The Day I Became a Princess

By Princess Laural Once upon a time, in February 2013, I became a Princess. You might know all about the day Jodi became a Princess. And you likely know all about Alana’s special day. But here is my story…a tale as old as time! The Disney Princess Half Marathon was a bucket list item. It … Continue reading

To Race Retreat or Not to Race Retreat

To Race Retreat or Not to Race Retreat

By Princess Jodi At this very moment, princesses everywhere are playing in the parks at Disney World, with medals around their necks and official race merchandise on their tired bodies, as they celebrate their accomplishments this past weekend at the Princess Half-Marathon. Last year, I was one of the them. The year before that too. … Continue reading

Do You Want to Run a Ragnar?

Do You Want to Run a Ragnar?

By Princess Jodi Do you want to run a Ragnar? Doesn’t have to be a Ragnar… It could be any multi-day relay adventure involving teams, vans, sleeping in fields, navigating new places and, of course, running. Lots of running. When I was chosen to run the Ragnar Relay Napa Valley with the Another Mother Runner … Continue reading

Happy Runniversary!

Happy Runniversary!

By Princess Alana Three years ago, in February 2012, fate intervened reconnecting two friends and sending them on a journey of a lifetime. Just like a kiss to a toad, these women set a year long goal to transform their lives through running.  Specifically, these Princesses aimed to complete Disney’s Princess Half Marathon in February 2013. If you … Continue reading

Introducing Princess Laural

Introducing Princess Laural

Anyone who reguarly reads our blog knows that our training for the 2013 Princess Half-Marathon changed our lives in many ways. One of the most unexpected gifts of choosing that race at that time was meeting a fellow princess-in-training who lived in a land not too far away from us. Her name is Laural. And … Continue reading

Ragnar Napa Valley in 200 Words

Ragnar Napa Valley in 200 Words

200 words…that was the task given to us by the Chief BAMRs and Team Captains, Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell. After almost 38-hours of racing and 5 months of anticipation, trying to sum it all up in 200 words was almost as difficult as my 3rd leg (ahem: almost ). So while I come … Continue reading